Elegance, refinement, style and distinctly quiet luxury and comfort will be the words to define the 2016 Lincoln Continental. This premium sedan will make a powerful comeback after 13 years of silence. Here are just some of the expected features:
The Exterior of this iconic machine will be exclusively eye catching. It will get an advanced sedan shape and it will be available in 2 size: the standard and the long wheel base. Chrome will dominate the trimmed shoulder running from the fender leading edge back, the door handles and the 21 inch pinwheel wheels The brand new centered grille will have an interesting mid-century inspired mesh pattern of 4 stars. It will Have E-Latch door deals which will make the closing and opening of the doors much easier and quieter.
The lighting design will also be very attractive, with long full length taillight unit and LED headlights featuring 5 smaller light units per headlight to give it laser assist high beams. Other features expected on the exterior of the Lincoln Continental 2016 include an E-Latch Tesla-slide door handles and an SPD SmartGlass and an electric Tinting sunroof.
The interior of the new Lincoln will be very advanced in terms of comfort and luxury. Leather and alcantara will dominate the interior. The seats will be made of premium quality and soft leather fabric. Other interior features include a 360 degrees camera which will be displayed on the MyLincoln Touch screen, enhanced park assist, pedestrian detection and precollision detection system.
It will also be fitted with a Revel Ultima entertainment system which will permit passengers to choose 3 listening modes(stereo, On- stage and audience) a 19 speaker audio system, a champagne storage compartment, premium air conditioning system, Sift gold Ambiance LED lighting from beneath the center console and halo light on the overhead, among other features.
This prestigious vehicle will exclusively be powered by a 3.0 liter V6 EcoBoost engine. This engine will be able to generate a whooping 440 hp of power. The engine will be fitted with a 6 speed automatic transmission system, coupled with 4 wheel drive. The engine will also be coupled with other modern suite of technological features to give it an ideal balance of smooth ride and confident handling.
Fuel economy and carbon emissions will be significantly reduced. This engine will be able to accelerate 0 – 60 mph with just a 6 seconds, with top speed of 155 mph. This Sedan will feature the Lincoln Drive Control, which will give it 3 driving modes(normal, sport and comfort).
The release date of the 2016 Lincoln Continental is yet to be announce. It is however expected to reach the market in Mid 2016.
The Price of this elegant machine is also not known but estimated, depending on the country, to be sold at a minimum price of $ 60, 000 and a maximum price of $ 100, 000. Its new rivals will be the Cadillac, Mercedes and the BMW.
About the production model of 2017 Lincoln Continental presented at the NAIAS 2016 Detroit, with the more precise information you can read on our website.